Here comes The Sun! Club offers tips for viewing the sun through telescopes

Posted June 09, 2013, at 9:58 p.m.

BAR HARBOR — The Acadia Astronomical Society will turn its telescopes toward the sun, with a “The Solar Year,” a program at the Jesup Memorial Library, on Wednesday, June 12 at 7 p.m.

Elissa Chesler will explore what can be seen of the sun through a telescope, and offer tips for safe viewing and proper equipment and its use.

There will also be a society meeting that night, and all are welcome and encouraged to attend.

For more information, call the Jesup at 288-4245 or e-mail the club at

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